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ov. 22, 1861. Lying in a small valley which stretches to the Potomac and nearly surounded by a range of hills, is what remains of the old colonial town of Dumfries, the point from which your correspondent is now writing. Entering on the Brentsville road, one passes over a sandy and rolling tract of country, and comes to a terrace, if one may so call the ridge that rises abruptly from the valley, which completely overlooks the town, and gives a good panoramic view of the stream upon which room, is the telegraph office, where the click, click, click of the busy instruments can be heard from morning until night. At the opposite end of the town is the court-house, or what was the court-house before the county site was removed to Brentsville. It is a structure of peculiar architecture, built of imported brick, with granite corner-stones and cornices. The floor is formed of quadrangular flag stones nicely fitted together, most of them worn away by the shuffling of many feet, and